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Scarritt Bennett Center

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1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States

November 2016

Flip the Script: Discerning Your Prophetic Purpose

November 12, 2016 @ 9:00 am - November 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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$75

Scarritt Bennett Center and the Faith Matters Network are hosting an exciting opportunity for young adults interested in faith, vocational discernment and justice-making in the world.  Flip the Script: Discerning Your Prophetic Purpose is a two-day, partial weekend retreat for Christian young adults who want their lives and their faith to “make a difference” but aren’t sure how. Together, we’ll use practices of prophetic storytelling, inspired by community organizing, to explore questions of purpose and calling. Attendees will walk away…

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Flip the Script: Discerning Your Prophetic Purpose

November 12, 2016 @ 9:00 am - November 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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$75

Scarritt Bennett Center and the Faith Matters Network are hosting an exciting opportunity for young adults interested in faith, vocational discernment and justice-making in the world.  Flip the Script: Discerning Your Prophetic Purpose is a two-day, partial weekend retreat for Christian young adults who want their lives and their faith to “make a difference” but aren’t sure how. Together, we’ll use practices of prophetic storytelling, inspired by community organizing, to explore questions of purpose and calling. Attendees will walk away…

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January 2017

Mission Volunteer Training

January 25, 2017 - January 28, 2017
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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$200

Anyone interested in serving as a long-term volunteer (two months to two years) should plan on attending the Mission Volunteer Training event on January 25-28, 2017, hosted by the Missions Volunteers office, a part of Global Ministries, at the Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville, Tenn. All mission volunteers are expected to attend a Mission Volunteer Training prior to mission service. Reservations are due approximately one month in advance of the training session. There is a fee of $200 which covers food,…

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Mission Volunteer Training

January 25, 2017 - January 28, 2017
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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$200

Anyone interested in serving as a long-term volunteer (two months to two years) should plan on attending the Mission Volunteer Training event on January 25-28, 2017, hosted by the Missions Volunteers office, a part of Global Ministries, at the Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville, Tenn. All mission volunteers are expected to attend a Mission Volunteer Training prior to mission service. Reservations are due approximately one month in advance of the training session. There is a fee of $200 which covers food,…

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February 2017

Responding Faithfully in the Trump Era – Storytelling for Social Action: Racial Justice

February 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - February 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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Ours is a nation divided. In many parts of the country, entire communities and families have been divided over issues of injustice and inequity. As activists and allies in different contexts call for and make change, one area that provides unique opportunities–and tensions–to engage in justice work are communities of faith. In light of the most recent presidential election, some faith communities have struggled to find the tools to amplify their voices about the most pressing issues facing our nation.…

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Responding Faithfully in the Trump Era – Storytelling for Social Action: Racial Justice

February 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - February 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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Ours is a nation divided. In many parts of the country, entire communities and families have been divided over issues of injustice and inequity. As activists and allies in different contexts call for and make change, one area that provides unique opportunities–and tensions–to engage in justice work are communities of faith. In light of the most recent presidential election, some faith communities have struggled to find the tools to amplify their voices about the most pressing issues facing our nation.…

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April 2017

Responding Faithfully in the Trump Era – Storytelling for Social Action: Climate Change

April 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - April 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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Ours is a nation divided. In many parts of the country, entire communities and families have been divided over issues of injustice and inequity. As activists and allies in different contexts call for and make change, one area that provides unique opportunities–and tensions–to engage in justice work are communities of faith. In light of the most recent presidential election, some faith communities have struggled to find the tools to amplify their voices about the most pressing issues facing our nation.…

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Responding Faithfully in the Trump Era – Storytelling for Social Action: Climate Change

April 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - April 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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Ours is a nation divided. In many parts of the country, entire communities and families have been divided over issues of injustice and inequity. As activists and allies in different contexts call for and make change, one area that provides unique opportunities–and tensions–to engage in justice work are communities of faith. In light of the most recent presidential election, some faith communities have struggled to find the tools to amplify their voices about the most pressing issues facing our nation.…

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November 2018

Spirituality of Protest

November 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - November 14, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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Often our public and private conversations with God are “sugar-coated” and do not reflect the realities of our lives. In contrast, the early Hebrews voiced their sorrow, frustrations, anger and unhappiness to God in both public worship and private reflection/prayer through laments. Dare we yell at God and challenge God? Can our prayers, hymns, preaching, poetry, and art really articulate what is happening in our lives and the world? Is our God big enough to respond and is our faith…

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Spirituality of Protest

November 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - November 14, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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Often our public and private conversations with God are “sugar-coated” and do not reflect the realities of our lives. In contrast, the early Hebrews voiced their sorrow, frustrations, anger and unhappiness to God in both public worship and private reflection/prayer through laments. Dare we yell at God and challenge God? Can our prayers, hymns, preaching, poetry, and art really articulate what is happening in our lives and the world? Is our God big enough to respond and is our faith…

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December 2018

Christmas Lunches at Scarritt Bennett

December 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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Join Scarritt Bennett Center for our annual Christmas Lunches! Chef Jennifer Threadgill and her team will be serving up an incredible feast this holiday season. You’re invited to join us as we ring in the holiday season. This year’s Christmas Lunches will be December 3, 4, 5, and 6 in our historic Susie Gray Dining Hall from 11:30am–12:30pm, with appetizers at 10:45am in Bennett Hall’s breathtaking Social Rooms. Each lunch is followed by a special concert in Wightman Chapel that…

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Christmas Lunches at Scarritt Bennett

December 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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Join Scarritt Bennett Center for our annual Christmas Lunches! Chef Jennifer Threadgill and her team will be serving up an incredible feast this holiday season. You’re invited to join us as we ring in the holiday season. This year’s Christmas Lunches will be December 3, 4, 5, and 6 in our historic Susie Gray Dining Hall from 11:30am–12:30pm, with appetizers at 10:45am in Bennett Hall’s breathtaking Social Rooms. Each lunch is followed by a special concert in Wightman Chapel that…

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April 2019

A Day Apart for Clergy Women

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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$100

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm THEME: Embracing the Gift of Peace SAVE 20% with Promotional Code EARLYBIRD. Deadline for this offer is April 10, 2019. www.StealAwayWomen.org. Clergy Women, YOU are invited to Steal Away from the complexities of day-to-day ministry to participate in a Clergy Women’s Day Apart. Together we will renew our relationship with God, others, and ourselves. Engage in meaningful response to grief, self-trust, difficult people, and the challenges of being a caring and trustworthy presence in ministry. Register with a friend…

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A Day Apart for Clergy Women

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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$100

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm THEME: Embracing the Gift of Peace SAVE 20% with Promotional Code EARLYBIRD. Deadline for this offer is April 10, 2019. www.StealAwayWomen.org. Clergy Women, YOU are invited to Steal Away from the complexities of day-to-day ministry to participate in a Clergy Women’s Day Apart. Together we will renew our relationship with God, others, and ourselves. Engage in meaningful response to grief, self-trust, difficult people, and the challenges of being a caring and trustworthy presence in ministry. Register with a friend…

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July 2019

UMC Creation Care Summit

July 11 - July 13
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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The summit will bring together United Methodists and others from congregations, annual conferences, agencies, institutions of higher education, and other organizations at all levels of The United Methodist Church. We will: Dream boldly of ways we can play a key role in healing the planet Strategize how to build a strong movement for creation care and environmental justice within The United Methodist Church Learn from each other effective practices for this work Gain strength and inspiration by worshiping together Connect…

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UMC Creation Care Summit

July 11 - July 13
Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212 United States
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The summit will bring together United Methodists and others from congregations, annual conferences, agencies, institutions of higher education, and other organizations at all levels of The United Methodist Church. We will: Dream boldly of ways we can play a key role in healing the planet Strategize how to build a strong movement for creation care and environmental justice within The United Methodist Church Learn from each other effective practices for this work Gain strength and inspiration by worshiping together Connect…

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